Public Talk with Pater Hall: Measuring & Being


Drawing from Peter’s current research into a critical history of data visualization and his previous journalistic work on product design, this talk makes connections between international standards of fit, measurement and time and their entanglement with Western industrialization and colonization. He’ll argue that in this history of measurement there are links between an aesthetic movement and racist scientific theories of the 19th and 20th century that will help us better understand the long shadow of Modernism in design education.

 
DateThursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Cost

Free

Website

: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measuring-being-how-has-the-way-we-measure-shaped-the-way-we-are-tickets-50134219801

Location

Onsite Gallery at OCAD U, 199 Richmond St. West

PUBLIC TALK with Peter Hall: Measuring & Being — How has the way we measure shaped the way we are?

Peter Hall is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins University of the Arts London. His research focuses on mapping and visualization as critical and participatory design processes. His recent essays appear in The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture and Design (Routledge 2018), The Graphic Design Reader (Bloomsbury Academic 2018), Encountering Things: Design and Theories of Things (Bloomsbury Academic 2017) and Design in the Borderlands (Routledge 2014). Dr Hall previously taught at Yale School of Art, University of Texas at Austin and Griffith University Queensland College of Art in Australia where he led the BA Design and Design Futures (2012-15). He is a Visitor to the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London and Co-founder of DesignInquiry, a non-profit educational organization. https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/people/dr-peter-hall



Public Talk September 20
DateThursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Cost

Free

Website

: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measuring-being-how-has-the-way-we-measure-shaped-the-way-we-are-tickets-50134219801

Location

Onsite Gallery at OCAD U, 199 Richmond St. West

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P. Hall head shot
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

PUBLIC TALK with Peter Hall: Measuring & Being — How has the way we measure shaped the way we are?

Peter Hall is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins University of the Arts London. His research focuses on mapping and visualization as critical and participatory design processes. His recent essays appear in The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture and Design (Routledge 2018), The Graphic Design Reader (Bloomsbury Academic 2018), Encountering Things: Design and Theories of Things (Bloomsbury Academic 2017) and Design in the Borderlands (Routledge 2014). Dr Hall previously taught at Yale School of Art, University of Texas at Austin and Griffith University Queensland College of Art in Australia where he led the BA Design and Design Futures (2012-15). He is a Visitor to the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London and Co-founder of DesignInquiry, a non-profit educational organization. https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/people/dr-peter-hall

Venue & Address: 
Onsite Gallery at OCAD U, 199 Richmond St. West
Website: 
: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measuring-being-how-has-the-way-we-measure-shaped-the-way-we-are-tickets-50134219801
Cost: 
Free
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